An Historical Memoir of the Colony of New Plymouth: From the Flight of the Pilgrims Into Holland in the Year 1608, to the Union of that Colony with Massachusetts in 1692, Volume 2

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Wiggin & Lunt, 1866 - Massachusetts
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Page 5 - Company, and their successors for ever, to be holden of us, our heirs and successors, as of our manor of East Greenwich, in our County of Kent, in free and common soccage, and not in capite...
Page 24 - 2. I am willing, and do promise to pay unto the government of Plymouth, one hundred pounds in such things as I have ; but I would entreat the favor that I might have three years to pay it in, forasmuch as 1 cannot do it at present. '3. I do promise to send unto the governor or whom he shall appoint, five wolves...
Page 76 - December 16 : was kept as a day of humiliation for his death, — the Pastor prayed and preached. Mr. Arnold and the Pastor's 2 sons...
Page 162 - ... of their money, books and much other goods, they were presented to the magistrates, and messengers sent to inform the Lords of the Council of them; and so they were committed to ward. Indeed the magistrates used them courteously and showed them what favour they could; but could not deliver them till order came from the Council table.
Page 50 - Philip sachem alive, he or they so delivering, shall receive for their pains, forty trucking cloth coats j in case they bring his head, they shall have twenty like good coats paid them ; for every living subject of said Philip's so delivered, the deliverer shall receive two coats, and for every head one coat, as a gratuity for their service herein, making it appear to satisfaction, that the heads or persons are belonging to the enemy, and that they are of their seizure.
Page 89 - Councils that effectual care be taken that the soldiers sent on this expedition be men of strength, courage, and activity ; their arms well fixed, and fit for service ; that their clothing be in all respects strong and warm, suitable for the season ; that they have provisions in their knapsacks for a week's march from their rendezvous, and supply in a magazine appointed for a more general service ; also, that there be a meet number of able ministers and chirurgeons provided and appointed for the...
Page 191 - I should have said something about Philip's son. It is necessary that some effectual course should be taken about him. He makes me think of Hadad, who was a little child when his father (the chief sachem of the Edomites) was killed by Joab ; and, had not others fled away with him, I am apt to think that David would have taken a course that Hadad should never have proved a scourge to the next generation.
Page 16 - ... when she is up she cannot light a pipe of tobacco, but it must be lighted for her; and until she has taken two or three pipes, for want of breath she is not able to stir ; and she has never a maid.
Page 89 - Let no man presume to blaspheme the holy and blessed Trinity, God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Ghost, upon pain to have his tongue bored with a hot iron.
Page 162 - Lincolnshire, and for that end had hired a ship wholly to themselves, and made agreement with the master to be ready at a certain day, and take them and their goods in at a convenient place, where accordingly they would all attend in readiness.

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